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Community Events

Learn about our science, take classes, listen to lectures, meet peers and share ideas...have fun at the Bradbury Science Museum.

Jun
12
Mon
8:00 AM Current Challenges in the Physics of White Dwarf Stars Hotel Santa Fe

This workshop will bring together for the first time the communities of white dwarf modelers and of dense matter physicists to foster new collaborations and identify astrophysical problems that can be addressed with advanced physical theories, simulations and experiments.

May
16
Tue
8:00 AM 12th annual Sequencing, Finishing, and Analysis in the Future meeting La Fonda - Santa Fe

Annual meeting dedicated to bringing together experts in the genomics field—including representatives from the industries that serve this specialized scientific community.

May
13
Sat
8:00 AM Understanding Biology Through Structure Eldorado Hotel in Santa Fe

Structural biology is entering an exciting new phase. We are witnessing over 10,000 new structures per year.

May
1
Mon
8:00 AM 37th CNLS Annual Conference - Applied Statistical Physics Inn and Spa at Loretto, Santa Fe

The field of Statistical Physics is evolving rapidly with a growing emphasis on applications in a diverse set of fields from traditional materials and soft matter to biology and living matter to complex systems.

Mar
17
Fri
7:00 PM The Mystery of Detonation Smith Auditorium Los Alamos High School

Did you ever wonder about those huge explosions you see on TV and at the movies?

Mar
15
Wed
7:00 PM The Mystery of Detonation New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science - 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque

Did you ever wonder about those huge explosions you see on TV and at the movies?

Mar
14
Tue
Mar
11
Sat
9:00 AM RoboRAVE Rally and Science Showdown Northern New Mexico College in Española

Students will compete and participate in a variety of activities at the RoboRAVE Rally and Science Showdown.

Mar
10
Fri
6:00 PM WIPP Disaster Recovery and Restart: Emergency Management Improvements Courtyard by Marriott in Santa Fe

The presentation will discuss the two major incidents that occurred at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in February 2014, which included an underground fire and a thermo-deflagration of a transuranic radiological waste drum, releasing radiological material to the environment and contaminating some parts of the mine.

Mar
9
Thu
2:00 PM Math and Science Academy information sessions on partnership opportunities Higher Education Center - 1950 Siringo Road, Room 145, Santa Fe

The LANL Math and Science Academy hopes to develop a partnership school—essentially an existing district elementary school in either Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, San Miguel, Sandoval or Taos county that will collaborate with MSA, the community and an institution of higher education with a teacher pre-service program.

Mar
8
Wed
2:00 PM Math and Science Academy information sessions on partnership opportunities Northern New Mexico College - Boardroom, Administration Building, 921 Paseo de Oñate, Española

The LANL Math and Science Academy hopes to develop a partnership school—essentially an existing district elementary school in either Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, San Miguel, Sandoval or Taos county that will collaborate with MSA, the community and an institution of higher education with a teacher pre-service program.

Mar
7
Tue
2:00 PM Math and Science Academy information sessions on partnership opportunities UNM Taos, Klauer Campus - Padre Martinez Student Support Bldg., 1157 County Rd. 110, Ranchos de Taos

The LANL Math and Science Academy hopes to develop a partnership school—essentially an existing district elementary school in either Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, San Miguel, Sandoval or Taos county that will collaborate with MSA, the community and an institution of higher education with a teacher pre-service program.

Mar
1
Wed
8:00 AM Cosmic Rays, Pulsar Nebulae and Dark Matter La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, NM

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together scientists working in the areas of astrophysics, cosmic ray detection, and dark matter theory, in order to discuss recent developments in: i) the theoretical modeling of pulsars and other gamma-rays sources; ii) experimental data from the HAWC and other cosmic rays experiments; iii) theoretical prospects for multi-TeV dark matter; and iv) the interface of these three subjects.

Oct
26
Wed
9:00 AM ChallengeHER Conference Central New Mexico College Workforce Learning Center - 5600 Eagle Rock Ave., N.E., Albuquerque

The Laboratory is co-sponsoring the ChallengeHER small business conference in Albuquerque.

Oct
21
Fri
6:00 PM Coordination of Efforts Between Restart, Experimentation and Modeling for the Transient Test Reactor Courtyard by Marriott in Santa Fe

The Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT) is an air-cooled, graphite moderated, thermal spectrum test nuclear reactor at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) designed to test reactor fuels and structural materials.

Oct
18
Tue
5:30 PM Update on the NPDES Storm Water Individual Permit University of New Mexico, Los Alamos - 4000 University Drive, Los Alamos, NM

Public meetings about the NPDES Storm Water Individual Permit Project are held twice per year, one meeting before the field season to describe work for the season and one following to outline results and discoveries.

Sep
27
Tue
7:00 AM Systems Approaches in Immunology Inn and Spa at Loretto - Santa Fe, NM

Advancements in immunology can be made through the development of theoretical and experimental techniques supplying models that bring together phenomena at different levels of complexity to study mechanisms that arise at the systems level.

Sep
25
Sun
8:00 AM Advances in Nuclear Nonproliferation Technology & Policy Conference: Bridging the Gaps in Nuclear Nonproliferation La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, NM

This conference seeks to build upon previous ANS topical conferences on nuclear fuel cycle technology, facility safeguards, and nonproliferation technology development.

Aug
3
Wed
11:30 AM Beyond the Resume: Personal Journeys of Female LANL Engineers and Technologists UNM-LA Student Center

Hear career advice and personal journeys through professional challenges, career turning points, leadership contributions and more from female LANL engineers and technologists from both R&D and operational perspectives.

Aug
2
Tue
8:00 AM High-energy and Ultrafast X-Ray Imaging Technologies and Applications Hilton Santa Fe at Buffalo Thunder

The goal of this workshop is to gather leading experts in the fields related to ultrafast high-energy photon imaging and prioritize the path forward for ultrafast hard x-ray imaging technology development, identify important applications in the next 5-10 years, and establish foundations for near-term R&D collaboration.

Jul
26
Tue
6:00 PM Public Forum: Laboratory trails White Rock public library - 10 Sherwood Blvd.

The temporary closure of Laboratory trails and other topics will be discussed.

Jul
14
Thu
1:00 PM DisrupTech showcase Los Alamos Golf Course Event Center

New technologies emerging from the Laboratory that address everything from fusion energy to medical testing will be on display for members of the community, investors and business leaders at the DisrupTech showcase.

May
16
Mon
2:30 PM Panel: If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now University of New Mexico-Los Alamos, Student Center Lecture Hall - 4000 University Drive, Los Alamos

The LANL Women’s Group is hosting a career panel discussion and networking event exploring transitions that women face throughout their careers.

May
16
Mon
8:00 AM Data Science and Optimal Learning for Material Discovery and Design Hilton Santa Fe

Accelerating materials discovery has been an emerging theme in several Office of Science and other government reports and proposal calls.

May
9
Mon
8:00 AM Energy Landscapes: From Protein Folding to Molecular Assembly Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza - Santa Fe, NM

Nanoscale molecular assembly is very common in biology and in nanotechnology.

Apr
29
Fri
6:00 PM Advanced Nuclear Technologies National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, NM

Since the beginning of the nuclear energy age, scientists and engineers have conceived and developed advanced applications of nuclear technologies aimed at providing profound benefits to humanity.

Apr
28
Thu
5:00 PM Consent Order public meeting Los Alamos County Council Chambers

On March 1, 2005, NMED, the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Regents of the University of California entered into the 2005 Consent Order that prescribed fence-to-fence cleanup requirements for the Laboratory.

Apr
27
Wed
2:00 PM Northern New Mexico Business Expo and Job fair Ohkay Hotel Casino, on NM 68 just north of Española

The Laboratory and Los Alamos National Security, LLC are among the sponsors of a Northern New Mexico Business Expo and Job fair.

Mar
24
Thu
9:00 AM Effective Theory of Chiral Superfluids and Superconductors Hot Rocks Conference Room, TA-3, Bldg. 4200, Room 203-A

Two-dimensional fermionic chiral superfluidity and superconductivity is an active area of experimental and theoretical research in condensed matter physics.

Mar
5
Sat
9:00 AM RoboRAVE Rally Northern New Mexico Northern New Mexico College, Eagle Memomorial Gymnasium - Espanola, NM

Numerous teams of students from Northern New Mexico area schools are testing their critical thinking and teamwork skills to build autonomous robots at RoboRAVE Rally Northern New Mexico.

Mar
3
Thu
5:30 PM Women in Los Alamos History Los Alamos Golf Course Clubhouse

Tietjen is a well-known speaker on the topic of gender issues in the work place, and a motivational speaker for young women working toward educations and careers in science, engineering, technology and math (STEM).

Feb
26
Fri
6:00 PM Impact of Nuclear Medicine on Emergency Response Courtyard Marriott, Santa Fe

A number of novel isotopes and associated drug compounds are being developed, both in the US and elsewhere, for diagnosis and therapy in the field of nuclear medicine.

Jan
23
Sat
8:00 AM Regional Science Bowl Highland High School - 4700 Coal SE, Albuquerque, NM

Five teams from Northern New Mexico area schools are among 16 participating in the middle school Regional Science Bowl competition.

Dec
11
Fri
7:00 PM Hacking Photosynthesis: Growing Plants to Power Our Engines and Feed the World Duane Smith Auditorium, Los Alamos High School

Sayre discusses how improving photosynthetic efficiency may result in substantial increases in crop yields.

Dec
7
Mon
7:00 PM Hacking Photosynthesis: Growing Plants to Power Our Engines and Feed the World Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque

Sayre discusses how improving photosynthetic efficiency may result in substantial increases in crop yields.

Nov
20
Fri
6:00 PM Sandia National Laboratories' Contributions to the International Safeguards Regime Courtyard by Marriott in Santa Fe

The American Nuclear Society (ANS) Trinity Section and the Southwest Chapter of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) are hosting a dinner meeting.

Oct
14
Wed
4:00 PM Laboratory's Electronic Public Reading room training J. Robert Oppenheimer Study Center, Room JRO 1&2 - West Jemez Road at Casa Grande

The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), are holding training on the contents and use of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Electronic Public Reading Room (EPRR).

Sep
21
Mon
9:00 AM Books Are Fun book fair Otowi Building cafeteria side rooms

Employees and the public can get an early start on their holiday shopping at the Books Are Fun book fair.

Sep
11
Fri
6:00 PM pRad - A New Way to See Inside of Exploding Things Courtyard by Marriott, Santa Fe

One hundred and 18 years ago Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered X rays and invented radiography, which allowed him to peer into opaque objects such as his wife’s hand.

Aug
14
Fri
7:00 PM Beyond Pluto: The Search for the Edge of the Solar System James A. Little Theater, New Mexico School for the Deaf - 1060 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM

In July, we finally visited the last major body of our solar system, Pluto. But what lies beyond? The stellar wind from our Sun forms an enormous nearby bubble.

Aug
11
Tue
7:00 PM Beyond Pluto: The Search for the Edge of the Solar System New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science - 1801 Mountain Road NW Albuquerque, NM

In July, we finally visited the last major body of our solar system, Pluto. But what lies beyond? The stellar wind from our Sun forms an enormous nearby bubble.

Aug
5
Wed
7:00 PM Beyond Pluto: The Search for the Edge of the Solar System Duane W. Smith Auditorium, Los Alamos High School

In July, we finally visited the last major body of our solar system, Pluto. But what lies beyond? The stellar wind from our Sun forms an enormous nearby bubble.

Jul
27
Mon
5:30 PM Global Warming and Human Health Eldorado Hotel - 309 W San Francisco Street, Santa Fe

The main reason we are concerned about human-induced climate change is that climate shifts might impact the health of Earth’s populace.

Jul
16
Thu
1:00 PM DisrupTech Los Alamos Golf Course Event Center - 4250 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos

The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Angels are pleased to present DisrupTech, a celebration of the disruptive technology created by the great minds of Los Alamos scientists.

Jun
13
Sat
10:00 AM Los Alamos ChamberFest Central Park Square, Los Alamos

ChamberFest is the annual Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce event featuring Chamber Members.

Jun
5
Fri
8:30 AM Teen Biz Challenge Northern New Mexico College - 921 N Paseo De Onate, Española, NM 87532

Are you a Teen? Do you have an idea? Do you want to start a business?

Jun
4
Thu
Jun
4
Thu
5:30 PM Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Gala Skylight - 139 West San Francisco Street, Santa Fe

An event to recognize some of Santa Fe's best and brightest businesses in the following categories: Business Excellence, Small Business of the Year, Family Friendly Business, Green Business, and Woman Owned Business.

Apr
23
Thu
5:30 PM Accident Investigation Board (AIB) findings about the drum breach at WIPP Fuller Lodge - 2132 Central Avenue, Los Alamos

The Department of Energy will host a town hall meeting to discuss the Accident Investigation Board findings from the Feb. 14, 2014, drum breach at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

Mar
7
Sat
9:00 AM RoboRave Rally Northern New Mexico Northern New Mexico University - 921 North Paseo De Onate, Española

RoboRAVE International aims to make robotics accessible to ANY KID, ANYWHERE. Our motto: “Today’s Play, Tomorrow’s Pay.”

Mar
5
Thu
6:30 PM Cafe Scientifique Los Alamos Research Park - 4201 W. Jemez Road, Second Floor

Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Deputy Division Leader Andy Wolfsberg discusses challenges and opportunities at the climate-land-energy-water nexus in the southwest.

Mar
5
Thu
12:00 PM Informational meeting on new environmental health and safety master's degree program Mesa Public Library - Los Alamos, NM

The two-year degree program is offered by Colorado State University and is open to anyone who has a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree and has completed certain prerequisite classes.

Feb
28
Sat
8:00 AM Middle School Science Bowl Highland High School - 4700 Coal Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM

The Science Bowl is a Jeopardy-like event for high school and middle school students who have a strong interest in mathematics and science.

Feb
24
Tue
7:00 PM Cafe Scientifique: Get a CLEW! Challenges and Opportunities at the Climate-Land-Energy-Water Nexus in the Southwest First Presbyterian Church - 215 Paseo del Norte, Taos, NM

Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Deputy Division Leader Andy Wolfsberg discusses challenges and opportunities at the climate-land-energy-water nexus in the southwest.

Feb
7
Sat
8:00 AM High School Science Bowl Highland High School - 4700 Coal Ave SE, Albuquerque, USA

The Science Bowl is a Jeopardy-like event for high school and middle school students who have a strong interest in mathematics and science.


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